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  • FTC commissioner warns on mobile health-data gathering Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 8:44 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, July 23- Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill, speaking in Washington on Wednesday, expressed concern about the way apps on smartphones and mobile devices are siphoning sensitive health data, and how some of that information may then be shared with third parties.

  • Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 5:47 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Twitter acknowledged that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 23- AT&T Inc and the Chernin Group are close to buying a majority slice of Fullscreen, in a deal that will value the popular YouTube video network at $200 million to $300 million, said tech blog Re/code, citing sources familiar with the target company.

  • Facebook 2Q earnings, revenue soar Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 4:36 PM ET

    Facebook Inc. said Wednesday that it earned $788 million, or 30 cents per share, in the April-June period. Adjusted earnings were 42 cents per share, handily beating Wall Street's expectations of 33 cents, according to a poll by Zacks Investment Research. This was the fifth quarter in a row that Facebook beat Wall Street's forecasts.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ FRANKFURT, July 22- European Union antitrust regulators are preparing to step up investigations of Google Inc's practices on several fronts and are likely to revise certain terms of a settlement involving its search engine that was proposed earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

  • German city Hamburg seeks to ban Uber ride service Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 12:59 PM ET

    HAMBURG/ FRANKFURT, July 23- Hamburg has told Uber, a U.S. car service whose smartphone app summons rides at the touch of a button, to stop operating in the German city, adding to resistance the company has faced globally from local regulators and taxi drivers.

  • Social media disappoints, but users can't resist Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 10:11 AM ET

    Though social media remains immensely popular, a new survey shows users aren't very satisfied with their experience on the sites.

  • Amazon Fire phone innovates, but is it better? Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 8:26 AM ET
    Amazon's 3-D Fire smartphone.

    The $199 AT&T exclusive offers some advantages over its smart phone competitors, but is it worth the buy? NBC News reports.

  • Facebook earnings: Here's what to expect Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    The Facebook “Like” and the WhatsApp logos are displayed in this photo.

    Facebook's reliance on traditional Web advertising is a thing of the past. Two years removed from its controversial initial public offering, the social network has rapidly become the second-biggest recipient of mobile ad dollars, behind Google. Those tiny smartphone promotions now account for over half of sales.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- Apple Inc's iPad is losing steam just four years after its release, but an alliance with International Business Machines Corp could rejuvenate a flagging product by entering into a largely untapped corporate market.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- Apple Inc posted a smaller-than-expected 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, but revenue surged 28 percent in greater China despite stiff competition in its third-largest market.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- Apple Inc posted a smaller-than-expected 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, but revenue surged 28 percent in greater China despite intense competition in its third-largest market.

  • Apple post biggest earnings gain in nearly 2 years Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 4:33 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen. The latest evidence of Apple's mounting momentum emerged Tuesday with the release of the company's fiscal third-quarter report.

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 4:07 PM ET

    3. Party Party, Red Velvet Art LLC. 8. PAW Patrol Rescue Run, Nickelodeon. 1. Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, Glu Games Inc..

  • Amazon quietly releases mobile payments app Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 2:14 PM ET

    With no fanfare, Amazon has released its own mobile payments app, called Amazon Wallet.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- European Union antitrust regulators are preparing to step up investigations of Google Inc's practices on several fronts and are likely to revise certain terms of a settlement involving its search engine that was proposed earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

  • WASHINGTON, July 22- Google Inc must face a class action lawsuit filed by a U.S. woman whose son had bought online videogame items without her consent, a federal judge ruled late on Monday as he turned down the company's request to dismiss the action.

  • Google must face US lawsuit over consumer privacy Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 1:43 PM ET
    Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., is viewed in this photo.

    A federal judge denied Google's bid to dismiss a privacy lawsuit claiming it compiled user data and gave the information away without permission.

  • 3 reasons why Apple should watch out for Xiaomi Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 1:14 PM ET
    A Xiaomi Redmi smartphone runs on Google's Android operating system.

    At first glance, it may seem easy to dismiss Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi as a viable competitor to Apple. But that won't be for long.

  • July 22- A federal judge rejected Google Inc's bid to dismiss a privacy lawsuit claiming it commingled user data across different products and disclosed that data to advertisers without permission.